Radiation Oncology

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Sinonasal Tumors
  • Proton radiation therapy
  • Adult skull base tumors
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

Clinical and translational research in head and neck and skull base cancers.


Partial list of recent publications:

  • Chan AW/Loeffler JS. Conventionally Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Vestibular Schwannomas: Favorable Outcome with Minimal Toxicity. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul;57(1):60-69.
  • Pommier P/Chan AW. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Skull Base Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 2006;132:1242-1249.
  • Patel S/Chan AW. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. In: Proton and Heavier Charged Particle Radiotherapy. Delaney T and Kooy H, editors. Lippincott Willimas and Wilkins, 2007.
    4. Chan AW and Liebsch NJ. Proton Beam Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. J Surg Oncol. 97(8):697-700, 2008.
  • Truong MT/Chan AW. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Sphenoid Sinus Malignancies: Treatment Outcome and Prognostic Factors. Head and Neck 31(10):1297-1308, 2009.
  • Chan AW. Advantages of Proton Beam Therapy. In: Functional Preservation and Quality of Life in Head and Neck Radiotherapy Harari PM, editor. Springer, 2009.
  • Moore MG/Chan AW. Risk of Incisional Recurrence after Midface and Anterior Skull Base Surgery in Sinonasal Malignancies. Skull Base, 2011 (In press).
  • Margalit DN, Chan AW. Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers. In: Head and Neck Cancer: Multimodality Management. Bernier J, editor. Springer, 2011 (In Press).
    9. Margalit DN, Chan AW. Particle Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers. Radiation Medical Rounds, 2011 (In Press).
  • Wang JJ/Chan AW. Risk of Pharyngoesophageal Stricture after Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Head and Neck, 2011 (In Press).

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Clark Center for Radiation Oncology
100 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114-2606
Phone: 617-726-5184
Fax: 617-726-3603
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114 - 3002
Phone: 617-573-4226
Fax: 617-573-4131